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Coordinated by your personal concierge, a schedule is tailored to your professional goals and company priorities.

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Inventive learning, renown speakers, executive networking. All free to you.

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Travel Reimbursement

$200 of your travel is covered if you’re trekking over 100 miles to attend.

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Accomodations

Your first night’s stay is on us and a discounted rate is available thereafter.

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5 Star Catering

All of your meals and libations are complimentary throughout the event.

Join the Distinguished Upper Tier of the Supply Chain

A curated audience reserved for the senior level of the Fortune 500 and mid-market puts you in exceptional company.

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Affluent Peers

Meet the people just as invested in advancing Supply Chain practices as you.

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Influential Leaders

Learn valuable strategy components from today’s very best.

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Proven Solutions

Meet industry leading solution providers, hand picked for your priorities.

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Connections

Take this unprecedented opportunity to connect with high profile execs.

A curated experience to cultivate achievement

Based on your specific areas of responsibility, challenges and interests we’ll craft a personal agenda that paves your path to success.

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Days of Insight

Jump in the discussion through focused educational sessions and networking opportunities.

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Innovative Sessions

Keynotes, plenary sessions, industry panel discussions, case studies and more.

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Networking Opportunities

Tie into contemporaries and mentors interested in the same avenues of opportunity as you.

10

Research Meetings

Meet one-on-one with executives delivering on the solutions that are shaping the industry.

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Peer-Led Education

The SCOPE Steering Committee consists entirely of your contemporaries, meaning we tackle the themes that have profound significance to your performance and your company.

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Key Themes

close Strategies to Increase End-to-End Visibility

Supply chain visibility has moved from the “luxury” phase to a mandated necessity. Your informed customer base demands it and technology has cracked open a new world of risk mitigation and optimization oppor-tunities. From technology selection to best practices, we’ll give you the leg up and save you from the hard lessons of operating below the curve.

Learn how you can create optimal conditions for your people to achieve innovation, realize their potential, and find true fulfillment in the workplace. Experts will discuss the finesses of managing the changing manufacturing landscape and tackling the task of attracting, and retaining, qualified talent.
Artificial intelligence, blockchain, automation, robotics, IoT, IIoT and the like have transformed every aspect of procurement. We’ll help you nail down this soup of buzz words into an effective strategy for technology driven processes, backed by case studies and proven best practices.
Procurement experts will share best practices and solutions to the most significant challenges of supplier partnership management, including identifying strategic suppliers, successful metrics to measure suppliers and supplier risk management.
Industry experts will cover a range of proven strategies to effectively measure and minimize transportation costs. Navigate the ins and outs of successful 3PL partnerships, last mile delivery, contract negotiation, driver shortage solutions, and more.
Address some of the most pressing challenges that come with Warehouse Management. We’ll cover labor, automation, inventory, WMS selection, fulfillment demands and more to improve your day-to-day operations and cut costs.

High Profile Speakers

Strategic endeavors and skillful insights from 30+ seasoned executives address the challenges in managing today’s supply chain.

 

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Donald Crumpler

Vice President, Supply Chain & Integration

BMC Stock Holdings

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Brian Diephuis

President

thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services

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Ramon Gonzalez

Vice President, Corporate Quality and Supply Chain Management

Daikin Applied Americas

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Jonathan Biggert

Vice President of Supply Chain

European Wax Center

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David Barnard

Vice President Supply Chain and Logistics

Colliers International

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Gregory Toornman

Global VP of Materials Management and Logistics

AGCO Corporation

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Steven Hainey

Director of Supply Chain, Applied Materials

Newell Brands

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Zahid Rashid

Global Director of Distribution

Jelly Belly Candy Company

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John Mory

Director of Logistics and Team Development

Farm Fresh To You

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John Sitilides

Geopolitical Strategist

Trilogy Advisors LLC

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Rob Allan

Program Director

IBM

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Stephen Engel

SVP, Practice Lead

Hitachi

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Brad Stitt

Vice President, Business Consulting - Supply Chain Practice

Hitachi Consulting

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Alex Zhong

Program Director, Supply Chain Insights Offering ManagementSr. Portfolio Marketing Manager

IBM

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Grant Woolf

Vice President, Strategy and Business Development

Sensitech

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Kevin Reader

Director Business Development & Marketing

KNAPP

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Tyler Buskard

Sales Director

BluJay Solutions

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Sean Bliss

Vice President of Sales for Indirect Spend

Corcentric

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Daniel Barfield

Executive Vice President

eTrac

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Mark Schenecker

VP, Strategic Customers, Center of Excellence

SAP Ariba

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Douglas Ubel

Vice President of Purchasing

Milbank Manufacturing Company

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Tolga Tuksal

Previous Director of Corporate Purchasing, Supply Chain and Planning

MPC

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Eric Strom

Vice President of Procurement

Mattress Firm

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Gustavo Sassi

Head of Procurement

GlobeNet Inc

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Greg Horton

Product Marketing Director

OpenText

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Joe Beydoun

Director Supply Chain and Business Intelligence

Lipari Foods

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Brian deLyon

Director of Operational Excellence

Meggitt

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Mariano Legaz

Chief Procurement Officer

Sprint

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Digvijay Singh

Strategic Sourcing Manager

Viacom Inc.

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Jonathan Tam

Vice President of Operations

Revolve

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Mark Dickinson

Head of IT Software Systems

SSI Schaefer

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Sudy Bharadwaj

Senior Director, Ariba for Direct (A4D)

SAP Ariba

2019 Full Agenda

Your personal concierge will craft a custom schedule based on your interests and priorities. View the complete agenda below.

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Supply Chain Leadership Strategies
Transportation, Logistics & Distribution Optimization
Demand Planning and Consumer Volatility
Disruptive Technologies and the Supply Chain
Procurement Strategies & Sustainability
Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Partnerships
Workforce and Talent Management
Adoption of Rising Technologies
Transportation Management Strategies to Reduce Costs
Warehouse Management and Optimization
Strategies to Increase End-to-End Visibility
Supplier Partnership Management
SundayNetworking

Welcome Cocktail Reception & Registration

MondayNetworking

Breakfast Buffet

Monday, March 11Keynote presentation

close The Journey to Smart Supply Chain: Transform Manufacturing to Reach Entirely New Levels of Operational Excellence

Adoption of Rising TechnologiesHitachi Consulting - Senior Vice President, Practice Lead
Hitachi Consulting - Vice President, Business Consulting - Supply Chain Practice

The rise of the Internet of Things has seen a tidal wave of data unleashed into the supply chain. Connected devices are now everywhere—from wearables on the warehouse floor to temperature monitors in shipping containers. Supply chain managers need to understand how they can best exploit this data—the technologies that collect and store it, the evolving skill set required of supply chain professionals, and how to align the organization to ensure insights garnered translate into action.

Join Hitachi at SCOPE Supply Chain Conference to gain knowledge of the value emerging innovation and connected IoT technologies can bring to your business with real-time insights and reporting. Assess your business and supply chain challenges—identify where you are now—and the best starting point for moving to a smart, connected supply chain. Learn what you can do to remain competitive in a rapidly evolving marketplace..

Key Take-Aways

  • Gain knowledge: Hitachi offers real-world experience gained from over 100 years in operational technology (OT), over 50 years in IT and demonstrated IoT leadership. We’ve developed our know-how from owning, operating, servicing or supplying companies in the same industries as our clients
  • Take Action: reduce costs, increase agility and reduce bottlenecks, improve utilization of factory assets and resources, increase production speed and quality, and meet compliance and sustainability goal
  • Increase competitive advantage through faster innovation, more flexible and customized product mix, and faster supply chain reconfiguration
  • Move forward without fear: Learn how to transform your supply chain one smart step at a time. Hitachi is focused on business outcomes—not on a particular solution platform. Hitachi start engagements by identifying the business problem, and then work with clients to co-create and implement a solution that achieves the desired results

Speaker

Stephen Engel
Senior Vice President, Practice LeadHitachi Consulting
Brad Stitt
Vice President, Business Consulting - Supply Chain PracticeHitachi Consulting
Monday

Targeted Research Meetings

Monday, March 11Breakout Presentation

close The Hidden Opportunities in Your Indirect Spend

Strategic Sourcing and Contract ManagementCorcentric - Vice President of Sales for Indirect Spend

Did you know that every dollar in indirect spend that is brought under management represents savings of 10-20 percent? It’s money you can keep from escaping when you strategically manage all of your purchases. Our presentation, “The Hidden Opportunity in Your Indirect Spend,” will provide a comprehensive look at the inefficiencies that exist in many procurement processes and how you can get maverick spend under control. The key is to leverage group buying power and industry expertise so that you have visibility to every dollar you spend and ensure it is working for you. Learn how an indirect spend solution that combines cutting-edge technology with personal industry expertise enables your business to control spend.

Key Take-Aways

  • Spend analysis and buying behavior optimization
  • Industry and price bench-marking
  • Best practice supplier management and consolidation
  • Contract negotiation and management

Speaker

Sean Bliss
Vice President of Sales for Indirect SpendCorcentric
MondayNetworking

Lunch

Monday

Targeted Research Meetings

Monday, August 20Breakout Presentation

close Driving Distribution Efficiency and Sustainability Through Performance Based Compensation

Transportation, Logistics & Distribution OptimizationBMC Stock Holdings - Vice President, Supply Chain & Integration

Driver shortages are forcing companies to reevaluate driver recruitment, retention, and compensation programs. Performance based compensation programs should be considered to attract and retain quality drivers while driving the efficiency needed to provide excellent customer service and overall company profitability. In this session, we will explore one company’s journey in transforming their traditional hourly compensation plan into a performance based program.

Key Take-Aways 

  • To attract and retain drivers you must have an attractive, flexible compensation plan
  • There are significant safety, efficiency, and CAPEX opportunities in moving from hourly based compensation to performance based compensation
  • The right technology and transparency is key to a successful performance based pay program
  • Performance based compensation should be a tremendous win for the company and the employee

Speaker

Donald Crumpler
Vice President, Supply Chain & IntegrationBMC Stock Holdings
Monday, March 11Breakout Presentation

close Leverage IOT Sensor Technology to Proactively Manage your Supply Chain

Adoption of Rising TechnologiesSensitech - Vice President, Strategy and Business Development

Learn how IOT technology is improving real-time supply chain visibility for increased supply chain performance and efficiency. Implementing proactive solutions to track, manage, and induce action – in real-time – mitigates the risks associated by supply chain disruptions during transit.

Key Take-Aways

  • Review  IOT sensor technology being used for supply chain management today, and have a look at where the technology is going in the future
  • Understand how real-time sensor alerts can help address supply chain disruptions before they negatively impact customer service
  • Discover post-shipment compliance reporting, and how to use data to improve supply chain operations and carrier performance
  • Examine ways that IOT technology can be integrated into existing supply chain systems and processes

Speaker

Grant Woolf
Vice President, Strategy and Business DevelopmentSensitech
MondayBreakout Presentation

close Supply Chain Risk Management

Supply Chain Leadership StrategiesDaikin Applied Americas - Vice President, Corporate Quality and Supply Chain Management

SCRM should be part of every company’s overall risk management plan. Just like suppliers can help make a company what it is, they can also bring it to its knees. Or worse, shut it down. Do you know what your risks are? If so, what are you doing about it?

Key Take-Aways 

  • Know where risks come from
  • See examples of their terrible effects
  • Learn how you can measure and mitigate risks

Speaker

Ramon Gonzalez
Vice President, Corporate Quality and Supply Chain ManagementDaikin Applied Americas
MondayBreakout Presentation

close How the Intelligent Business Network Enables the Autonomous Supply Chain

Supply Chain Leadership StrategiesOpenText - Product Marketing Director

We believe supply chain—done right—can be the strategic weapon for your CEO and your entire business. The foundation for the supply chain of the future is being laid today with the introduction of key technologies that will allow for greater integration, collaboration and automation. Supply chain is no longer a ‘cost of doing business’ focused on efficiency alone.  There is a proven, direct correlation between B2B maturity and supply chains that deliver top line business results and performance.

Key Takeaways:

In this session you will:

  • Learn key characteristics of the supply chain of the future
  • See how digital business ecosystems, internet of things, blockchain and artificial intelligence will change the supply chain
  • Understand how combining these technologies can facilitate an autonomous supply chain

Speaker

Greg Horton
Product Marketing DirectorOpenText
MondayBreakout Presentation

close Global Trends: What Does the Future of Procurement Look Like?

Procurement Strategies & SustainabilityGlobeNet Inc - Head of Procurement

During this presentation the speaker will discuss what is to come in Procurement and how to best prepare to come out on top. He will tackle some of these pressing questions:

  • What are some of the major procurement disruptors that are changing the game?
  • How has technology changed procurement processes?
  • How is supplier relationship management changing?
  • How are sourcing trends evolving in a “Made in America” environment?

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Gustavo Sassi
Head of ProcurementGlobeNet Inc
MondayBreakout Presentation

close Start Preparing for Tech Integrated Business Planning 2.0 Today

Disruptive Technologies and the Supply ChainNewell Brands - Director of Supply Chain, Applied Materials

What will the integrated business planning (IBP) processes of the next decade encompass and why must companies start preparing for them today? The pace of technology change is happening faster than ever seen prior while being indiscriminate on the industries it is disrupting. With today’s market dynamics and changing corporate structures, getting internal and external planning alignment across key customers, functional areas, geographical regions, and suppliers are more complex than ever seen. With this trend occurring, advanced analytics including Artificial Intelligence (AI) is supplying a substantial competitive advantage for those who embrace it. Is your company preparing for this movement or may it become one of the many organizations who will be displaced?

Key Take-Aways

  • Cover the rapid technology changes occurring and where the IBP processes of the next decade is going
  • Review the different IBP maturity stages for People, Process, and Technology
  • Interactive smartphone survey bench-marking attendees IBP maturity levels and other related topics
  • Discuss methods to progress your IBP maturity to prepare for advanced analytics

Speaker

Steven Hainey
Director of Supply Chain, Applied MaterialsNewell Brands
MondayNetworking

Industry Dinner

TuesdayNetworking

Breakfast Buffet

Tuesday, March 12Keynote Presentation

close Build a Smarter Supply Chain with AI and Blockchain

Supply Chain Leadership StrategiesIBM - Program Director

You need to act quickly with confidence to mitigate disruptions and deliver with speed, at scale. Learn how AI and blockchain can give you real-time insight into the lifecycle of every transaction. Drive unprecedented transparency and trust. And empower you to make better decisions faster to build a smarter supply chain.

Key Take-Aways

  • How AI can help you predict and mitigate disruptions and risks
  • How recent machine learning can help you build a smarter supply chain
  • How to get started with AI now – no matter where you are on your supply chain journey

Speaker

Rob Allan
Program DirectorIBM
Tuesday

Targeted Research Meetings

TuesdayBreakout Presentation

close The Digital Warehouse – From Real Time to Trends, Visual Analytics to Master Your Supply Chain

Transportation, Logistics & Distribution OptimizationLipari Foods - Director Supply Chain and Business Intelligence

This presentation will be focusing on different tools and technologies to deliver rich content at the right time to the right people who will help drive decisions in your Supply Chain. With the ever-increasing data collection technologies, there is a critical need to create easy to use visualizations to pinpoint inefficiencies. This presentation will also cover the different platforms to deliver content to users.

Key Take-Aways

  • Dashboards delivered to the right audience
  • Can Big Data exist in your Supply Chain? y No Guts!
  • We need real data to make decisions
  • TVs, iPads, Smartphones and wearables, oh, and laptops/desktops too. Visualizations can go anywhere anytime

Speaker

Joe Beydoun
Director Supply Chain and Business IntelligenceLipari Foods
TuesdayBreakout Presentation

close Get Ready for the NextGen E-commerce Automation Revolution: How to Plan for Million+ SKUs and Units / Day Throughput—even with Labor Shortages

Disruptive Technologies and the Supply ChainSSI Schaefer - Head of IT Software Systems

Learn how consumer behavior and labor markets are spurring the NextGen Automation Revolution.  Consumers are changing shopping behaviors and retailers need to accommodate to compete. E-commerce is fueling the increase in consumer demand even as labor shortages are the new norm. Gaining additional throughput with automation requires expertise in planning, dense storage, and highly efficient automated material handling systems all managed by sophisticated WMS technologies. Andy Williams, an automation systems expert, will take you through the challenges and benefits when designing for NextGen automation distribution in today’s market challenges. Learn how to optimize a limited labor force or plan for a minimally staffed facility that will carry your operation into the future.

Key Take-Aways 

  • Understand requirements that are needed in order to implement an automated solution to meet NextGen e-commerce / omni-channel demands.
  • Learn how to plan a distribution center with high throughput and minimum labor requirements.
  • Knowing how to pair the right WMS solution with the right automation equipment.
  • Gain knowledge about what types of automation equipment work best with smaller footprints or existing real estate in order to get maximum throughput.

Speaker

Mark Dickinson
Head of IT Software SystemsSSI Schaefer
TuesdayBreakout Presentation

close Transforming Leadership across Cultures and Generations

Supply Chain Leadership StrategiesFarm Fresh To You - Director of Logistics and Team Development

If your employees are falling short on goals, lacking teamwork, or there seems to be a disconnect between management and your labor force, bring measurable growth and build your business by building your team. Key focus on Millennials and Gen-Xers from a variety of cultures and backgrounds – taking them to the next level while helping other generations leverage their uniqueness.

Key Take-Aways

  • Leading with radical change, cultivates radical change and achieves radical results
  • You can build your business by building people
  • Successfully leading out with a multi-generational, multicultural team

 

Speaker

John Mory
Director of Logistics and Team DevelopmentFarm Fresh To You
TuesdayBreakout Presentation

close Keeping Pace with Innovations in Procurement

Procurement Strategies & SustainabilitySAP Ariba - Senior Director, Ariba for Direct (A4D)

New developments in procurement techniques, business networks and foundational IT technology are having a profound impact on procurement.  At the same time, the essential human element of procurement is changing like never before as the expectations of the user community continues to increase.  In this session, we will look at the intersection of advances in technology and the expectations of people in the procurement processes.  We will explore the latest in machine learning, blockchain, artificial intelligence, predictive risk and how these innovations are driving transformations in a way that really matters to people.

Speaker

Sudy Bharadwaj
Senior Director, Ariba for Direct (A4D)SAP Ariba
TuesdayBreakout Presentation

close Supply Chain Visibility… Seamlessly Track Product Throughout the Supply Chain from Production to Customer

Supply Chain Leadership StrategiesColliers International - Vice President Supply Chain and Logistics

Supply Chain Visibility (SCV) is the ability to see, in real time, the status of an order at any stage of its life cycle from creation through delivery. Companies which embrace SCV are pushing the boundaries of business intelligence, and reaping the rewards for being trail blazers.

Key Take-Aways

  • The level of importance CEOs and CSCOs place on SCV
  • What SCV looks like and how a company can leverage the capability to lower costs and improve throughput
  • The high-level process of making SCV a reality for your company
  • SCV benefits for all partners within the supply chain ecosystem

Speaker

David Barnard
Vice President Supply Chain and LogisticsColliers International
TuesdayNetworking

Lunch

Executive Steering Committee

Experienced Supply Chain leaders work with us to focus our program on trends that will move the needle at your company.

Steering Committee Members

Lanny Million Chief Supply Chain Officer
IEWC
Angie Garza Sr. Manager Supply Chain for Data Center Infrastructure
Amazon
Brandie Notestine Category Manager - Goods
Newmont
Enrique Perez Director, Global Supply Chain
Chef Works
Frank Lazowski Vice President - Global Supply Chain
JR Automation
Garet Wetzel Principle
G Wetzel Supply Chain Consulting
Gregory Logas Sr Mgr US Region SC Engineering
Gestamp
Heather Quinn Exec Vice President, Operations
Filters Fast LLC
Ike Kwon Professor Emeritus of Supply Chain Management
Center for Supply Chain Management at Saint Louis University
Jay Ninah Director of Engineering & Operations
FTD Provide Commerce
Les Karel SVP, Indirect Sourcing
ARCOP - Arby's Supply Chain Cooperative
Louis Cheung Head of Supply Chain and Customer Service
Bostik
Mandy Shellnut-Kniffin Director, Supply Chain Strategy
Living Spaces
Mitch Gabor Global Director, Supplier Quality Development
Terex Corporation
Paul Myler VP Supply Chain
KIND Snacks LLC
Rabah Bellir Manager Supply Chain and Operations
Malteurop
Richard McDuffie Chief Operating Officer
Dunavant Global Logistics Group, LLC
Steven Kohl Vice President Operations
KOM International Inc.
Yves Figuerola VP Supply Chain
NEXTracker

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Your conference pass includes overnight accommodations, travel reimbursement, meals and cocktail receptions.

 

The Hotel

Red Rock Resort, Las Vegas

Featuring luxurious hotel rooms and suites, three-acre pool backyard, sensuous spa treatments, delectable dining and exciting casino gaming–all overlooking the stunning Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

Inspired by the natural beauty of the neighboring mountains, Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa pays homage to the elegant mid-century modern resorts that made Las Vegas famous. Spacious accommodations are designed with modern contemporary décor and a wealth of amenities like no other hotel rooms in Las Vegas, and include a 42-inch HD TV, VOIP internet phones, an automated, fully-stocked private bar and in-room safe.
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The closest airport to the hotel is McCarran International Airport (LAS). Red Rock does operate a complimentary shuttle between McCarran Airport and the hotel. You can see the shuttle schedule here. Taxis are also available at the airport and cost approximately $50 each way.
Red Rock Resort, Casino & Spa | 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89135

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